What feelings come to mind when you think of networking? Nerves, stress or anxiety? Well, according to a study by Cornell University, networking makes the majority of us feeling physically dirtier. Professional relationship building leaves a layer of guilt-ridden grime that makes us feel like we need to cleanse ourselves of the experience. Did we say too much self-appraisals? Did we leave a good impression? And in the virtual world environment, that same stress is now digital and comes with a load of what-ifs.
What if the Internet stops working mid-meeting? What if your video or audio freezes out just as you’re about to say something? What if your Zoom software has an error and you’re late to the meeting? Put to rest the what-ifs and cleanse yourself of the greasy networking feeling by mastering virtual networking. Learn about niche platforms for networking, the dos and don’ts of virtual etiquette, and what job seekers could be doing to better their odds in this virtual environment by reading this guide!